As in all things that date later than the 16th century the Taliban, I use the term collectively to represent the groups that would stop time, finds these signposts of progress an enemy of the Koran. My hope is that the thinking world will assimilate and dissolve these extremists into the mix of humans before they commit such a heinous crime that the world will finally wake up and make the changes necessary.
Or, we could invent a cheap plentiful and practical substitute for oil and make the whole region unnecessary for those in power to keep up the occupations that are causing all of the problems to begin with.
Why here? Why not everywhere?